Times are tough over at Manchester United as the team is struggling to keep up with the rest of the Premier League’s best with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the helm.
Of course, the recent defeat to Watford didn’t really help lighten up the mood at Old Trafford and something will definitely have to change rather soon.
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Still, they have their memories and throwbacks to pick them back up when everything else seems gloomy and that’s exactly what they have done with another Goal of the Day on their official Twitter account.
This time, it was Wayne Rooney’s sensational overhead kick vs Manchester City that sent some fans into meltdown, drooling over the strike and showering the player with praise.
I’ve seen this goal more times than I’ve seen Rojo go in for a two footed tackle
— ManUtdMindset (@ManUtdMindset) December 25, 2019
Goal of the decade
— Steven Clark (@__stevenclark) December 25, 2019
— Olumide™ (@oeolumide) December 25, 2019
Goal of the century
— Arinze Okeke pogba (@ArinzeOkeke6) December 25, 2019
Ah This is Golden
— Code Aero or Fazeup baby #800cc (@crileboy) December 25, 2019
A thing of beauty… you love to see it! pic.twitter.com/g1pdC1WN2B
— Just introduce me as… ℝℕℤ (@D0ntGetItTwiStd) December 25, 2019
The fact that it was scored against bitter rivals Man City of all clubs makes it even better – the fans called it “sensational” and even the “goal of the century”.
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Despite that wonderful moment, some of the fans still couldn’t help but think that big goals like this are fundamentally a thing of the past, and didn’t allow it to distract them from the fact that something needs to change at Old Trafford.
— Andy United (@AndyUnited3) December 25, 2019
— United Green and Gold2 (@and_gold2) December 25, 2019
Ahh the good days when the team coukd break opponents down and work the ball into the box. Such a shame those days are no longer with us. Good one @ManUtd for reminding us how bad we are now compared to how great we used to be. #somethingHasToGive
— Just an honest opinion (@AaronSwallow2) December 25, 2019
Although they still acknowledged the quality of the goal, it only seemed to remind some fans of the club’s current predicament and how far away United are from the glory days of the Sir Alex Ferguson era.
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